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 Man Arrested in Kentucky Murder Investigation

KENTUCKY (04/13/15) - The Kentucky State Police has made an arrest in an ongoing investigation of a murder victim discovered on April 8.

KSP officials state that Francisco J. Martiniez-Castillo was last seen on March 20 in Richmond, KY. He was reported missing on March 21st and found deceased. At the time that Castillo’s body was found, KSP detectives stated that his death did not appear to be accidental.

On Sunday, April 12, investigators with the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post arrested and charged a Richmond resident with the murder.

As a result of the initial investigation, Billy J. Chadwell, 35 years old of Richmond, was arrested just before 2:00 am this morning. He is charged with Murder and is lodged in the Madison County Detention Center.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Detective Jesse Armstrong.

Information provided by the Kentucky State Police
Posted by J.L. Graham
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